Author: Caleb SC

Priests Must have Financial Security, Congress Told

No bishops’ conference in southern Africa has set up policies for the financial and other support of clergy, according to a priest of Eswatini. “At best, we have seen pious statements not supported by...

Two Great Friends: Hurley, Kearney ‘Reunited’

Archbishop Denis Hurley and his late friend and biographer Paddy Kearney are united again at a Dominican priory in England. A new bench was dedicated to Mr Kearney beneath an oak dedicated to the...

St Benedict’s Preprimary 100-Year-Olds!

The children of St Benedict School’s preprimary in Pinetown, Durban archdiocese, marked their 100th day at school by dressing up as 100-year-old people, counting out 100 cereal rings to thread and make a necklace,...

New Priest and Deacon for Mariannhill!

Bishop Pius Mlungisi Dlungwane of Mariannhill ordained Fr Sibongakonke Gcwaba (left) and Deacon Mlindo Brian Nzama (third left) in St Joseph’s cathedral. With them is (right) Fr Paul Manci, administrator of the cathedral. (Photo...

New Chapel at OR Tambo Airport Blessed

Bishop Duncan Tsoke, auxillary of Johannesburg, blessed a new chapel at OR Tambo International Airport in the presence of religious leaders of different denominations. The new interdenominational chapel, at basement level in Terminal A...

6 New Redemptorists Welcomed in SA!

The Redemptorists recently welcomed confrères from Nigeria to become part of the community life and mission of the congregation in South Africa. Of the six new missionaries, some will work in parishes in Cape...

Fake Priest: The Full Story

How a fake ‘priest conned the local Church… A Durban parish is traumatised after a man who passed himself off as a Catholic priest in three South African dioceses was discovered to be a...

Soweto Schools Prepare for 100th Anniversary

The centenary celebrations of Soweto’s Immaculata Secondary School and Lourdes Primary School will be launched at an opening Mass at the iconic Regina Mundi church in Moroka. The Mass on August 24 at 10:00...